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Cardinals face another ace in Nationals' Strasburg

After some dominating pitching to open the National League Championship Series, the Washington Nationals not only return home for Game 3 on Monday, they do so with another force on the mound.

Trailing 2-0 in the series, the St. Louis Cardinals will have to get their offense on track against Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg, who has appeared motivated for October success.

The Nationals have won all three games when Strasburg has appeared in these playoffs, including a start in the deciding Game 5 of the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. And while he did give up two home runs early in that one, he settled down to give his team a chance to rally late.

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Leaders
AVG: A. Rendon.319
HR: A. Rendon34
RBI: A. Rendon126
SB: T. Turner35
W: S. Strasburg18
ERA: M. Scherzer2.92
Saves: S. Doolittle29
K: S. Strasburg251
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .265 (7)
Runs: 873 (6)
Hits: 1460 (7)
Home Runs: 231 (13)
Stolen Bases: 116 (4)
OBP: .342 (2)
SLG: .454 (7)
Total Bases: 2505 (8)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.27 (13)
Runs Allowed: 724 (9)
Saves: 40 (15)
Strikeouts: 1511 (8)
OpBA: .244 (8)
OBP: .314 (9)
SLG: .412 (7)
Run Support: 5.46 (6)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/30 M. Blazek Refused Minor League Assignment - Free Agent
9/30 J. Bourque Called Up from Minors
9/30 M. Grace Refused Minor League Assignment - Free Agent
9/30 C. Kieboom Called Up from Minors
9/30 K. McGowin Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/8 S. Kieboom Right elbow inflammation (on 60-day IL)
9/6 J. Ross Right forearm discomfort (day-to-day)
9/6 A. Sanchez Stomach virus (day-to-day)
8/18 S. Doolittle Right knee tendinitis (10-day IL)
8/12 J. Soto Sprained right ankle (day-to-day)
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